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Cactus Tex Mex

Mexican, American
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9F Hong Ya Dong, Chongqing, China
023-63828187
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good but do not expect anything extraordinary

Normally I would give it 3 stars but considering options in Chongqing, I will give 4 :) The longer you are in CQ and the more you do not like local cuisine, the more you will like this place although it is not that special at all. But is is a good oasis if you want to chill out, have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Tomas B
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Normally I would give it 3 stars but considering options in Chongqing, I will give 4 :) The longer you are in CQ and the more you do not like local cuisine, the more you will like this place although it is not that special at all. But is is a good oasis if you want to chill out, have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Wanted to try this restaurant out in our short time in Chongqing due to the very favourable reviews and our desire for a break from Hot Pot. We went there for lunch on a Saturday and it was closed, despite the website saying it's open at 12pm on weekends. No problem, maybe the website is outdated. Se we come back... More 

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Chongqing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This restaurant and The Harp, just next to it are great partners. The food available is a nice Western touch in a traditional looking part of town. The draft Guinness is what sets these places above the others! I'm from a small town an hour outside of CQ and almost every time I visit the big city, I make a... More 

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Vernon, B.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

My business colleague eats here all the time when he is in Chongqing. He took me there and I loved it! It was a little taste of North America while in Chongqing. I had the chicken fajita with about 4 icy cold draft beers. Both were excellent. The bonus was the fact there were no bones or beaks in the... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Visited last May as part of a tour. None of us were enjoying the tour of Chonquing - the sites were all underwhelming and the pollution was taking its toll. We were tired hungry and thirsty and the Cactus Tex Mex was recommended as a quick fix of "Western" food! We all piled in - it was busy - usual... More 

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New York, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

So what can you expect? I was starved for some Western food after three weeks of Chinese food at every meal. This was the closest place except for Pizza Hut. I ordered a vegetarian burrito (not sure if the refried beans in it were quite vegetarian, though), and thought it mediocre and mushy. However, this is probably the only Tex-Mex... More 

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Chongqing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The food is good and decent portion sizes, only downside is that it's pretty pricy, especially compared to getting local Chinese food in Chongqing.

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Amherstburg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Friendly Owners, great staff, decent selection of beers, food specials during the week, a variety of food...not just Mexican food.

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Chongqing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I lived in Houston for a while, and this is on par with the Tex-Mex experience I remember. The Fajitas are really great.

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Zhongshan, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The homepage www.cactustexmex.com says the place is open Monday - Friday 12-2PM. I arrived on a Wednesday at 1PM and it was closed. Complete waste of my time.

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Address: 9F Hong Ya Dong, Chongqing, China
Phone Number: 023-63828187
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Chongqing Region  >  Chongqing
Cuisine: Mexican, American

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  • Address: 9F Hong Ya Dong, Chongqing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Chongqing Region  >  Chongqing
  • Phone Number: 023-63828187

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

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